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Mnemonic – Network Cable Standards

If you are crimping a lot of RJ45 patch-cords and you always forget the wire sequence, here is a Simple method to remember the wire sequence and colors. I always use the same standard and by doing so I don’t have to check all the times what particular standard i used on a specific cable. I use the T568B standard because there is a mnemonic to remember the wires order. The order of the wires always alternates striped color with solid color. Then the order of colors is RGBB, (the mnemonic …

How to Make an Ethernet Patch-cord

Tools and supplies needed for a network patch cord: Twisted pairs cable Scissors or cutter pliers RJ45 male connectors Good quality Crimper Ethernet Network Tools Utp Cable Stripp Start by stripping the pvc cover off the twisted pairs cable. Remove about 3inches (7cm). Separate and untwist the wires. Arrange the wires in order using your …

Computer Network – Tools and Supplies

… patch-cord is used to connect the device to the keystone jack. There are many types of RJ45 keystones, some require a punch down tool to be used, and some are tool-les, providing a lever for insertion and a retaining clip to secure the connection. The keystone is also produced for various categories, (Cat 3 – Cat 7), make sure you buy the correct one. Wire stripper / Knife – I am not a fan of the wire stripper because it always cuts a little of the wires. Most of …